An Update On The "World's Longest Regulatory Negotiation"
In Washington, they call it the "world's longest regulatory
negotiation" -- five years of talks between the FAA and the EPA on
regulating jet aircraft emissions. And can you guess how much
progress has been made?
That's right, little if any.
French Prosecutor: There Was A "Direct Causal Link" Between
Continental DC-10 And Accident
A French prosecutor Tuesday said there was a "direct causal
link" between a titanium strip he said fell from the engine nacelle
of a Continental Airlines DC-10 and the crash of an Air France
Concorde at Charles de Gaulle Airport near Paris four years ago.
It's another step toward a possible criminal indictment of
Continental executives in the search for those who contributed to
AD NUMBER: 2004-25-18
MANUFACTURER: Pratt & Whitney
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-25-18
SUMMARY: The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness
directive (AD) for Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PT6A-60A and
PT6A-65B turboprop engines. This AD requires replacing Woodward
propeller governor assemblies, part number (P/N) 8210-212H.